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Certificate in Teacher Librarianship (LIBE)

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The Certificate in Teacher Librarianship provides a basic foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to work in school libraries.

Admission/Eligibility to Complete Certificate

1. Bachelor of Education or equivalent; and
2. A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, preferably in British Columbia and/or anywhere in Canada, including Teacher on Call experience.

Certificate Requirements

Students must complete a total of 15 credits, consisting of either:

    Any FIVE of the following core courses:

    LIBE 461, LIBE 463, LIBE 465, LIBE 467, LIBE 477, LLED 462, LLED 469


    Any FOUR of the above listed core courses plus ONE of:

    LLED 440, LLED 441, LLED 442, LLED 443, LLED 445, LLED 446, LLED 449, LLED 450, LLED 451, LLED 452, LLED 453, LLED 454, LLED 455, LLED 456, LLED 457, LLED 459

Total Credits: 15

Application to Receive Certificate

Upon completion of all required courses, students must apply to receive their certificate from the Student Service Centre website. However, Certificate students are not part of the UBC graduation ceremonies.

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